A strong French presence at Cartoon Movie 2022

A strong French presence at Cartoon Movie 2022

Cartoon Movie, the largest pitch and coproduction forum for animated features in Europe, returns to Bordeaux in March after two digital editions! Once again, France is the main initiator of the projects presented.

The 2022 edition is taking place from March 8 through 10, and 24 French projects (or French coproductions) will be presented to French and foreign professionals.

Discover below all the projects led by (at least) one French producer.

In sneak preview

Les secrets de mon père directed by Véra Belmont
Production co.: Je Suis Bien Content (France) – Left Field Ventures (Belgium) – PM S.A. (France)
International sales: SC Films International
Territories sold: Belgium / France / Luxembourg / The Netherlands / Poland

Les Démons d’argile directed by Nuno Beato
Production: Sardinha em Lata (Portugal) – Caretos (Spain) - MIDRALGAR (France)

Nayola directed by José Miguel Ribeiro
Production co.: Praça Filmes (Portugal) – Il Luster Films (The Netherlands) – Luna Blue Film (Belgium) – SOIL Productions (Belgium) – JPL Films (France)
International sales: Urban Distribution International
Territory sold: Portugal 

Unicorn Wars directed by Alberto Vázquez
Production co.: Abano Producións (Spain) – Autour de Minuit (France) – Uniko Estudio Creativo (Spain) – Schmuby / Borderline (France)
International sales: Charades
Territories sold: Spain / France / Japan

Yuku et la fleur de l’Himalaya directed by Rémi Durin and Arnaud Demuynck
Production co.: La Boîte... Productions (Belgium) – Artémis Productions (Belgium) – Les Films du Nord (France) – Vivement Lundi ! (France) – Nadasdy Film (Switzerland)
International sales: New Europe Film Sales
Territory sold: France

In production 

Mars Express directed by Jérémie Périn
Production co.: Everybody On Deck (France) – Je Suis Bien Content (France) – EV.L  Prod (France) – Plume Finance – France 3 CinémaGebeka Films
Ventes internInternational Salesationales : Mk2 films

In development 

Eugène directed by Anaïs Caura
Production co.: MyFantasy (France) – 2P2L (France)
International sales: Charades

Flow directed by Gints Zibalodis
Production co.: Dream Well (Latvia) – Sacrebleu Productions (France) – Ciné-Litté Productions (Germany)

In Waves directed by Phuong Mai Nguyen
Production co.: Silex Films (France) – Charades (France)

Living Large directed byar Kristina Dufková
Production co.: Barletta (Czech Republic) – Novinski (Slovakia) – Novanima Productions (France)

Marie-Louise directed by Xavier Picard
Production co.: Pictack Cie (France) – 2 Minutes (France)

Mary Anning directed by Marcel Barelli
Production co.: La Boîte... Productions (Belgium) – Nadasdy Film (Switzerland) – Les Films du Nord (France)

Melvile directed by Romain Renard and Fursy Teyssier
Production co.: Need Productions (Belgium) – Special Touch Studios (France) – Creative Touch Studios (France)

Porcelain Bird directed by Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter
Production co.: Miyu Productions (France)

Sidi Kaba et la porte du retour directed by Rony Hotin
Production co.: Special Touch Studios (France)

Starseed directed by Anca Damian
Production co.: Special Touch Studios (France) – Aparte Film (Romania)

Suzanne directed byr Anaïs Caura and Joëlle Oosterlinck
Production co.: Anoki (France) – Vivement Lundi ! (France)

The Migrant directed by Kan Muftic
Production co.: Xilam Animation (France)

Trip to Teulada directed by Nicola Contini, Pascal Chevé and Florent Mounier
Production co.: Isla Productions (France) – 2d3D Animations (France) – Mommotty (Italy)

Young Vincent directed by Jean van de Velde
Production co.: Submarine (The Netherlands) – Tchack (France)

In the concept stage

Fallen directed by Louis Clichy
Production co.: Eddy Cinema (France)

Fleur directed by Rémi Chayé
Production co.: Maybe Movies (France)

Princess Reinette directed by Anthony Roux and Jean-Jacques Denis
Production co.: Ankama Animations (France)

You’re not the one I expected directed by Claude Barras
Production co.: Sombrero Films (France) – Helium Films (Switzerland)

*We also note that the French directors Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani present the Belgian-Canadian project Darling In the concept stage.

Article by  Carla Negre

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